Children of the Storm

Children of the Storm

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First World War. Pupil-teacher Mara Scorton's world is one of, ill-lit classrooms and the sight of unshod feet shining purplish in the cold winter light. And, though she is little more than a girl herself, Mara loves her job in the Hartlepool dockland school, despite the imperious ways of her headmaster Mr Clonmel. But her world falls apart when a German warship demolishes the school and Mr Clonmel is killed. Mara is handed a mysterious package by a dying Frenchman addressed to his children in her home town of Priorton. Mara returns home, accompanied by her annoying but seemingly harmless landlady, to her warm unorthodox family. And to the house of Jean-Paul and his deranged, damaged sister Helene, two French refugees who will have long-lasting effect on the stormy years to come...show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 111 x 179 x 27mm | 218g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
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  • 0747251843
  • 9780747251842

About Wendy Robertson

Wendy Robertson grew up in the North of England.show more

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